Sunday, December 8, 2013

Propeller Anime Radio Episode #11: Kent's Rage, Too Many Cons, 90s Anime


Happy Holidays! It's time for sweet podcast in which Kent and Shamus cover the remaining events of the year. Plus, we cover the large amount of anime-related conventions in the area and how we feel about it. (Warning: There will be rage.) Then we actually start planning for a panel that we're hosting at SwampCon called "Essential Anime Classics: 90s Edition!"

All this and salty old anime directors on the our latest podcast!

Propeller Anime is Orlando's mightiest anime club! You can like Propeller Anime on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and keep us in your Google+ circles!

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Anime Nite Orlando: Holiday Charity Drive with Wolf Children!


Propeller Anime presents the final Anime Nite Orlando of the year and we're going out on a very high note! It will be on Thursday, December 12th at Bikkuri Lounge(1919 E. Colonial Dr. Orlando, FL).
 

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Holiday Bowling Party! (12/5)


It's the holidays, which is a warm and fuzzy time to spend time with those you care about. So let's gather at Boardwalk Bowl(
10749 E. Colonial Dr. Orlando, FL) and have a good time bowling and hanging out!

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Friday, November 15, 2013

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Propeller Anime Radio Episode #10: Wrapping up 2013, Orlando Japan Festival & Mecha Month With GIANT ROBO!


In this episode, Kent and Shamus give a HUGE UPDATE in regards to getting the "Best of 2013" Anime Showcase into a movie theater, shout outs to those who helped, recap our 7th Anniversary Halloween Party, and going to the Orlando Japan Festival!

We also discuss positive places in the Orlando anime community that fans can hang out at for FREE, the success of My Neighbor Totoro at the Enzian, other great candidates for theatrical screening, and mecha month with the legendary Giant Robo as our featured anime!

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Announcing Propeller Anime's "Best of 2013" @ The Plaza Cinema Cafe on January 12th, 2014!


Today is a very exciting day for anime fans in and around Orlando, FL! If you have been following us, then you know we had a very successful crowdfund campaign to raise the funds needed to reserve a movie theater for our "Best of 2013" Anime Showcase that will be FREE to the public.

Now, we have big news to announce!

Monday, November 4, 2013

Anime Nite Orlando Featuring Studio Ghibli's Princess Mononoke! (11/14)


The first Anime Nite Orlando of Propeller Anime's EIGHTH year will be Thursday, November 14th at Bikkuri Lounge, located at 1919 E. Colonial Dr. Orlando, FL! It will be a night of great friends, delicious Japanese cuisine, and some of the best anime ever!

We are excited to kick off the next year of anime showings with a bang featuring a movie we have never shown before in out entire history. Directed by the legendary Hayao Miyazaki, our headliner will be Studio Ghibli's Princess Mononoke!

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Photos From The Orlando Japan Festival Are Up!

Yesterday was a fantastic day at the Orlando Japan Festival! Great cultural entertainment, TAIKO DRUMS, delicious food, and amazing friends! We need more events like this in Orlando!

Monday, October 28, 2013

Thanks For Coming Out To Our 7th Anniversary Halloween Party!


This past Saturday, we had our 7th Anniversary Halloween Party at Taste! Thank you to everyone for coming out! A lot of fun was had and we have pictures for you to view courtesy of Diana Galvin!

We have the thanks and shoutouts to give for the party and also some news of things to look forward to in the near future!

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Our 7th Anniversary Post-Apocalyptic Party is this Saturday!


THIS SATURDAY is our 7th Anniversary Post-Apocalyptic Halloween Party! It will be at Taste(717 W. Smith St. Orlando, FL) and doors open at 8pm! It's going to be the greatest Halloween party OF ALL TIME!

RSVP on Facebook!

Here are some things you need to know before you come out!

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Propeller Anime Radio Episode #9: The Good, The Bad & The WTF of Fall 2013 Anime

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The Fall 2013 anime season is underway and the voice for anime fans in Orlando that know better dive in! Kent and Shamus spent many hours on the couch and cranking up the Crunchyroll.

Based on what look interesting and what was recommended to us, we checked out a dozen series. There was a nice mix of good, bad and straight up ridiculous with three standouts thus far. There are definitely some "Best of 2013" contenders to check out!

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Crunchyroll To Sponsor Prizes For Our 7th Anniversary Halloween Party!

The excitement does not stop when it comes to announcing awesome stuff for our 7th  Anniversary Post-Apocalyptic Halloween Party, taking place on October 26th at Taste! Last night, we unveiled our nerdy music lineup, prize sponsors, and videogame fun provided by Streetpass Central Florida.

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Now we have another great sponsor to announce with Crunchyroll, the official source for anime and drama!

Monday, October 14, 2013

Big News For Our 7th Anniversary Halloween Party! Performers, Sponsors, Streetpass & More!


On October 26th, we celebrate seven years of fun times and being anime fans with the greatest otaku Halloween party of all time! We'll be at Taste and we'll have a night of live music, videogames, a costume contest, karaoke, hourly prize raffles, and more!

RSVP on Facebook!

We've been working really hard on making sure this party is awesome and here are all the new things to be excited about!

Friday, October 11, 2013

Thanks for coming to Anime Nite Orlando: HORROR!


Thanks for coming out last night to our HORROR edition at Anime Nite Orlando! It was a fun time! We hope you enjoyed Higurashi and Vampire Hunter D!

As you know, Propeller Anime's 7th Anniversary Post-Apocalyptic Halloween Party! is October 26th! RSVP, come out, and wear a costume if you can. IT'S A PARTY!

Our donation drive was mentioned last night! Renting out a movie theater for anime is expensive and we need your help! We have 10 days left and we have a lot of cool rewards! Go here and donate!

But that's not all!

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Anime Nite Orlando: HORROR! (10/10)


It's Halloween Month and this time Anime Nite Orlando is all about horror! OH, THE HORROR! Join us on Thursday, October 10th at Bikkuri Lounge for Anime Nite Orlando: HORROR!

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Propeller Anime Radio Episode #8: Anime Weekend Atlanta, Finales of Attack on Titan and Gatchaman Crowds, Wolf Children

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In this episode of Propeller Anime Radio, Kent Ward and Shamus Oddish discuss our trip to Anime Weekend Atlanta and all the stuff we did there, including posing like we're in Jojo's Bizarre Adventure and etiquette at panels with Japanese guests!

Plus news on our donation drive, the October 10th Anime Nite Orlando, and our 7th Anniversary Party! After that, we review the finales of Attack on Titan, Gatchaman Crowds, and Mamoru Hosoda's Wolf Children!

Monday, September 23, 2013

Lots of News! Anime Weekend Atlanta, Donation Drive Updates, Anniversary Party, Anime Nite Orlando & More!

Hey everyone, we have lots of news in this post! The next month is going to be a crazy awesome time for us and we want to take you on for the ride!

Friday, September 20, 2013

Propeller Anime Needs YOUR Help! Donation Drive For Movie Theater Rental & Equipment Upgrades!


We've done a lot of awesome stuff in 2013 and we're looking forward to our 7th anniversary party. Before this year ends, we want to do something really awesome with all of you!

It's time we get anime into the movie theater!

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Propeller Anime's 7th Anniversary Post-Apocalyptic Anniversary Party!


Time flies and Propeller Anime is about to turn SEVEN years old soon! It's been another exciting year and we should celebrate that together and party all night!

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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Propeller Anime Radio Episode #7: Miyazaki Retires, Attack on Titan Round 2, and AFO14!

It's September and convention season should be over for Florida but it's not! That doesn't mean we forgot about that sweet, delicious anime.

Download Episode #7

Monday, August 26, 2013

Anime Nite Orlando: Fighting Spirit! (9/12)


Our next Anime Nite Orlando will be Thursday, September 12 at Bikkuri Lounge, located at 1919 E. Colonial Dr. Orlando, FL! The theme this time is Fighting Spirit with a one-two punch of Hajime no Ippo and the first ever crowd-funded anime, Kick-Heart!

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Thank You, Anime Festival Orlando 14!

We had a lot of fun at ‪Anime Festival Orlando 14! The new hotel was a lot of fun and we met a lot of awesome anime fans and reconnected with some old friends. It was definitely a good time for us and we appreciate all of you who were a part of that.

Thank you for checking out the following panels we hosted:

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Our Anime Festival Orlando 14 schedule!

We are almost there! This weekend is Anime Festival Orlando 14 at the Renaissance Orlando at Sea World. THIS is Florida's anime convention and Propeller Anime is proud to be hosting TEN events are this weekend!

Below is our full schedule. You can also download the convention app to your phone. Make sure you stay connected to our Facebook and Twitter for updates! And hey, use that #AFO14 hashtag so we can see what you are up to!

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Propeller Anime Radio Episode #6: The Saga of Chi

In this episode of Propeller Anime Radio, we interview Chi Wang from Anime Orlando Inc! This store for anime fans from Orlando and beyond is about to celebrate it's first anniversary!

Download Episode 6!

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Anime Nite Orlando: This Means War! (8/8)


This Summer is winding down and classes are getting ready to start. Before it all ends, we at Propeller Anime would love to host another fantastic Anime Nite Orlando! 

Join us on Thursday, August 8th at Bikkuri Lounge at 1919 E. Colonial Dr. Orlando, FL at 8pm! It's no cover to get in and you must be at least 18 years old with an I.D. to get in.

Monday, July 22, 2013

Our Anime Festival Orlando 14 Event Lineup!

To the surprise of no one, Propeller Anime will be hosting events at our favorite Florida anime convention, Anime Festival Orlando! AFO is a big deal for us because you guys come out and show us a lot of love at our events along with an interest to find more cool anime and manga to check out!

When it's time to do AFO, we bring it something down right fierce. We put a lot of effort an research into our events and our goal is that everyone leaves a better anime fan than they came in. Propeller Anime has a huge event lineup this year with NINE events hosted by members of our group. Check them out below!

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Propeller Anime Radio #5 - Canceling the Apocalypse

 

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In this episode of Propeller Anime Radio, we cover the fallout of Anime Expo news that matters, why you should see both Akira and Ghost in the Shell Arise at Anime Nite Orlando, what we are doing at Anime Festival Orlando, and the summer blockbuster movie you better see... Pacific Rim!

We have a bunch of Adam WarRock in the podcast as well! We have clips of ...Is About To Explode, Bosozoku, Gipsy Danger, and I Kill Giants. All great stuff!

Propeller Anime is Orlando's mightiest anime club! You can like Propeller Anime on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and keep us in your Google+ circles!

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Anime Nite Orlando: It's About To Explode! (7/18)

We celebrate one of anime's greatest films!
Some people are down with fluffy, cute anime with no substance or soul. But not us! We show and celebrate REAL ANIME every month at Anime Nite Orlando!

July will be no different! We have a very special showing this time! An essential classic that anyone who dare call themselves a fan of anime or science fiction... or even a geek!

It's about to explode...

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Propeller Anime Radio Episode 4: Shingeki no Propeller

The latest episode of Propeller Anime Radio is finally up! It's been a long hiatus, but we have a lot of great stuff to discuss in the world of anime and conventions!

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

From Knightrokon 2013: Iron Cardboard Robot Cosplay Photos

The entries for Iron Cardboard Robot Cosplay at Knightrkon 2013!
Knightrokon was fun earlier this month and we thank them for having us out. It was a lot of fun and we met a lot of cool people at their convention! One of the events we hosted is a favorite of ours: Iron Cardboard Robot Cosplay!

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Anime Spot x Propeller Anime Bowling Funstravaganza!

Gotta keep bowlin', keep the balls a-rollin'...
You might have heard! On Thursday, June 20th, we're bowling at Boardwalk Bowl in east Orlando with our pals at Anime Spot! It shall be a fun time, and with $1 games all night, it shall be an affordable one! Just need to pay for shoes rental, $3.25.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

The Lineup For June 13th's Anime Nite Orlando!

We're getting our ORAORAORA on this Thursday night!

As you know, we have Anime Nite Orlando at Bikkuri Lounge on Thursday, June 13th! (RSVP on Facebook!) It will be an exciting time, because It's MANIME! Nite which means we will feature several anime featuring manly men doing manly things. Plus there will be prizes, beef jerky, headbutts, arm wrestling, and more!

You should know the deal by now. However, we know have our full lineup to announce so here is what we'll be showing this week!

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Anime Nite Orlando: It's MANIME!


Coming hot off the heels of Knightrokon, we have our next Anime Nite Orlando! It will be Thursday, June 13th at 8pm! The location will be Bikkuri Lounge in downtown Orlando at 1919 E. Colonial Dr. Orlando, FL!

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Iron Cardboard Robot Cosplay Returns To Knightrokon 2013!

The Winning Team from Knightrokon 2012!
Knightrokon is this weekend! Holy crap! We hope you have checked out our panel and video room schedules already and our planning your weekend to be awesome!

There is another event from us to look forward to and that will be IRON CARDBOARD ROBOT COSPLAY on Sunday starting at 12:30pm in Special Events! (The Key West Ballroom.)

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Check Out Our Video Room At Knightrokon 2013!



Knightrokon in Orlando draws near! We'll be there having all sorts of fun for anime fans to partake in, which will include a video room we'll be hosting all weekend! We thank Knightrokon for this opportunity to show many incredible things to their attendees!

Now, we want to make it clear that this a video room with anime you want to see. 
We'll have some essential classics, the best anime of today, and some crazy, over-the-top features. Not only that, we'll have blocks for fans of AMVs, iconic openings, and abridged anime.

Whether you want to see something for the first time, or bring buddies you'll be seeing at Knightrokon to check out something you like, our video room will be a cool place to stop by! Just take a look at our schedule below.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Propeller Anime Panels @ Knightrokon 2013!


In less than two weeks is Knightrokon at the UCF Student Union in Orlando, FL! The event takes place June 1st & 2nd and Propeller Anime will certainly be involved with panels, a contest, showings, and a sweet party! (RSVP on Facebook!)

We're excited to announce that we will be hosting FIVE panels at Knightrokon, all on Saturday, June 1st! Check out our lineup below.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Anime Nite Orlando: Titans Among Us! (May 9th)

Unite against the Titans on May 9th!
From your computer screen to the big screen, we have some really hot stuff for Anime Nite Orlando on May, 9th! 2013 isn't even halfway over and there is already a few amazing things we can't ignore!
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Monday, April 22, 2013

Propeller Anime To Rule At KnightroKon 2013!

Check out KnightroKon at the UCF Student Union this June!
Hey anime fans! Summer is coming up which means the convention season is going to get out of control! Everyone and their mother is running an anime con these days and you may be confused on which one(s) you should go to. We are here to help! This June, start off the Summer right as our friends at Anime Spot present KnightroKon!

You best believe that we're going to be there!

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Anime Nite Orlando: Space Cowboy Serenade! (4/11)


Anime Nite Orlando is back! Last time was awesome so let's keep it going! Be at Bikkuri Lounge(1919 E. Colonial Dr.) on April 11th for great anime, drink specials, prize raffles, and Japanese food!

RSVP on Facebook.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Anime Nite Orlando: Second Impact! (3/21)

It's a New Frontier!
Anime Nite, powered by Propeller Anime, has leveled up! It's a new frontier and we are excited to announce that after MegaCon, we begin anew with Anime Nite Orlando: Second Impact!

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Propeller Anime Episode #3: Parachuting Out Of A Snake's Ass

Survive MegaCon This Weekend!

It's the MegaCon preview episode of Propeller Anime Radio! What should you check out? What are we doing? What are the cool parties you should check out? How do you survive the weekend!? Find out all this and more about Florida's largest gathering of geeks, taking place this weekend!

Plus, find out about the future of Anime Nite Orlando, what Kent did on his birthday, recent deaths that mattered, getting into a movie theater, and other things we have planned to enhance your existence!

Well do a post-MegaCon episode this month as well. Send questions and other inquiries for us to read and discuss to propelleranimegmail.com!

Propeller Anime is Orlando's mightiest anime club! You can like Propeller Anime on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and keep us in your Google+ circles!

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Our MegaCon 2013 Schedule!


Our schedule for MegaCon, Florida's largest comics, sci-fi, ANIME, and gaming convention, is up! We'll be hosting SIX panels in the anime event track and a couple of them will be co-hosted with our friends at Anime Spot! We hope to see you at the Orange County Convention Center March 15th - 17th.

Here is what you should make time for in-between the dealers room and partying!

Friday, March 8, 2013

The Official Word On Our Relationship With A Comic Shop & The Geek Easy


As you all know by now, our next edition of Anime Nite Orlando will be at Bikkuri Lounge on March 21st. This change is out of the blue for a lot of people and assumptions are being made as to what has gone on behind the scenes between Propeller Anime and A Comic Shop/The Geek Easy. We are going to set the record straight right now.

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Propeller Anime Radio Episode 2: Dream Con(Part 1 of ???)


A lot of you listened to our first episode of our podcast and some of you told us you dug it! That's pretty awesome! We're on episode two at the very end of this month! Topics include:

- Science fiction class in  high school
- Kent is a hip-hop show promoter
- Highlights of Macross Plus!
- Macross Plus: Movie or OVA?
- The challenges of getting introduced into mecha anime
- A bunch of rambling about the Gundam franchise
- Mecha anime that is easy to get into
- Talking about an UNPUBLISHED crowdfund project to rent a movie theater! (Oops!)
- Crap we're doing at MegaCon
- Our dream con!
- Problems with Florida conventions
- What the Florida conventions need to have or do better
- Reading a DANGEROUS e-mail for the first time during a recording!

E-mail questions for mailbag sessions on our podcast to propelleranimegmail.com!

Propeller Anime is Orlando's mightiest anime club! You can like Propeller Anime on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and keep us in your Google+ circles!

ONGAKU OVERDRIVE Takes Over Orlando April 27th!


You heard us rumble about it already, but Propeller Anime has decided to be part of the instrumentation of the birth of a new event. It will be a show that celebrates music inspired by anime, videogames, sci-fi & comics.

Get ready for... ONGAKU OVERDRIVE!

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Propeller Anime Radio Episode #1: No Parfait Bullshit

After years of demand, Propeller Anime hosts their first podcast episode! We're still green to this podcast game, but we'll quickly get very good. Not only do you get a full episode, but a bonus 20 minutes of content! Your hosts are Kent Ward and Shamus Oddish.



Topics include:

- What we do and why we're badass
- Transitioning from a college club to a public group
- Becoming Anime Fans
- Shamus remembers how hard it was to be a Dragonball fan in the 90s
- Our awesome 2012
- A recap of the saga of ROBAMA
- Which Anime Nite was a train wreck?
- Going to out of state anime conventions and the frustration with Florida anime conventions
- Thoughts on voice actor panels
- Which voice actor panel does Kent think is absolutely worthless?
- Hot news in 2012 that still matters
- Favorite/best anime of 2012
- Which 2012 show fell short of making the cut?
- Upcoming events for Propeller Anime!

We'll try to do at least one podcast a month and we'll keep them shorter from now on! That said, we hope you enjoy and stick with us because we'll be getting even better at this!

E-mail questions for mailbag sessions on our podcast to propelleranimegmail.com!

Propeller Anime is Orlando's mightiest anime club! You can like Propeller Anime on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and keep us in your Google+ circles!

Monday, January 28, 2013

Anime Nite @ The Geek Easy: Grilled Cheese Mecha! (2/8)

Our Next Anime Nite is Friday, February 8th!
On Friday, February 8th is Anime Nite @ The Geek Easy! Grilled Cheese Mecha! It will of course take place at The Geek Easy in the back of A Comic Shop at 114 S. Semoran Blvd. Winter Park, FL 32792. Entry into this event is FREE and doors open at 8pm!

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Sunday, January 27, 2013

Propeller Anime @ MegaCon 2013!

MegaCon 2013: March 15th - 17th!
Propeller Anime, Orlando's Mightiest Anime Club, will be back at MegaCon this year with SIX exciting panels to check out! As always, we're happy to be at such a big convention to interact with lots of fans and share with them our knowledge and passion for anime!

We will be covering the latest and greatest anime, ladies who kick ass, directors you should know about, mecha anime that anyone should be able to dig, a prominent and controversial anime studio, and how to run a successful anime club!

On a couple of the panels, we will be collaborating with our friends at Anime Spot who will be running Knightrokon in June. You can see our full MegaCon lineup here! Over the next few months, our Anime Nites will go with the themes of some of our panels. Come back periodically for updates!

Propeller Anime is Orlando's mightiest anime club! You can like Propeller Anime on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and keep us in your Google+ circles!

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Our SwampCon Schedule For This Weekend!

SwampCon this weekend! www.swampcon.com
We are having a fantastic Anime Nite @ The Geek Easy this Friday, but right after that, we're driving to the University of Florida to host panels at SwampCon! Below is our full schedule!

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Anime Nite @ The Geek Easy: First Blood! (1/11)


Welcome to 2013, anime fans. Last year was a pretty good year for us and anime in general, so let's look forward to an exciting new year! On Friday, January 11th at 8pm is Anime Nite @ The Geek Easy: First Blood which you will find at A Comic Shop on 114 S. Semoran Blvd. Winter Park, FL 32792.

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